Kutittaa wrote:However I am not sure if you are legally allowed to stay in Finland whilst waiting for a decision on your citizenship application, like that of a residency permit application. Could someone clarify that? I couldn't find any information regarding that, but it's on the first page for residency permits on migri.
Rip wrote:Upphew - aren't you quoting from the Aliens Act while we are talking about citizenship applications. Two different laws. At least I have always assumed that without residence permit or residence permit application pending one's stay would be illegal, citizenship application would be rejected and residency period interrupted.
Upphew wrote:Isn't one alien until the citizenship application is processed and the result is positive?
finntee wrote:It seems the new processing time for citizenship application will be maximum 6 months:
http://migri.fi/services/processing_tim ... ar_at_best
finntee wrote:When applying for citizenship application if one has a permanent residency visa for another country (canada, usa etc.), can that affect the citizenship application e.g. if the migri people allege that the person does not have plans to stay in finland permanently ?
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